TENNIS

Emotional Isner says hard to play after death of friend

Emotional Isner says hard to play after death of friend

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - American John Isner said it had been “very very difficult” to focus on his second match at the ATP Finals against Marin [more…]

Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt

Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic has 834 Tour match wins in his storied career but the latest, a 6-4 6-1 rout of young German Alexander [more…]

Zverev says length of season is ‘ridiculous’

Zverev says length of season is ‘ridiculous’

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Alexander Zverev labeled the length of the tennis season “ridiculous” after appearing to run out of steam against Novak Djokovic at the [more…]

Tennis: Gasquet downs erratic Shapovalov in Paris

Tennis: Gasquet downs erratic Shapovalov in Paris

Published 29/10/2018

(Reuters) - Home favorite Richard Gasquet punished an erratic display from Canadian teenager Denis Shapovalov to progress to the second round of the Paris Masters [more…]

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Tennis star Wozniacki signs deal to launch her own crypto token

Published 18/10/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki signed a deal with a Singaporean company to launch her own crypto token on Thursday, with the firm [more…]

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals, Bertens to make debut

Halep withdraws from WTA Finals, Bertens to make debut

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep pulled out of next week’s WTA Finals due to a lower back injury on Thursday, handing first alternate [more…]

Tennis: Lopez, Edmund move into Beijing second round

Tennis: Lopez, Edmund move into Beijing second round

Published 01/10/2018

(Reuters) - Feliciano Lopez saved three match points before upsetting Croatia’s Borna Coric 7-5 5-7 7-5 on Monday to move into the China Open second [more…]

Federer, Zverev lead the way as Team Europe retain Laver Cup

Federer, Zverev lead the way as Team Europe retain Laver Cup

Published 24/09/2018

(Reuters) - Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev won clutch singles matches as Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the [more…]

ATP roundup: Thiem claims third title of 2018

ATP roundup: Thiem claims third title of 2018

Published 24/09/2018

Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria finally beat Slovakia’s Martin Klizan — on his fourth try — cruising to a 6-3, 6-1 win in the final [more…]

WTA roundup: Pliskova snaps Osaka streak for title

WTA roundup: Pliskova snaps Osaka streak for title

Published 24/09/2018

Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova handed U.S. Open champ Naomi Osaka a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to claim the title at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. [more…]